Alberto Plazzi

Swiss Finance Institute

Faculty Member

c/o University of Geneva

40, Bd du Pont-d'Arve

CH-1211 Geneva 4

Switzerland

USI Lugano

Associate Professor

Via Buffi 13

CH-6900 Lugano

Switzerland

http://www.people.usi.ch/plazzia/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Valuation in the Us Commercial Real Estate

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Oct 2006
Eric Ghysels, Rossen I. Valkanov and Alberto Plazzi
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Swiss Finance Institute
Downloads 1,470 (12,119)
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Real Estate, MIDAS, Cap rate, Predictive regression

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Forecasting Real Estate Prices

Handbook of Economic Forecasting: Vol II, G. Elliott and A. Timmermann, eds., Elsevier, 2012
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 21 Apr 2013
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Swiss Finance Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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real estate, predictability, market efficiency, REIT

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Why Invest in Emerging Markets? The Role of Conditional Return Asymmetry

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2016
Eric Ghysels, Alberto Plazzi and Rossen I. Valkanov
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Swiss Finance Institute and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 1,097 (19,053)
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return asymmetry, international equity markets, portfolio allocation, skewness

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Expected Returns and the Expected Growth in Rents of Commercial Real Estate

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper, AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2016
Walter N. Torous, Rossen I. Valkanov and Alberto Plazzi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Swiss Finance Institute
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Cap rate, real estate, return predictability

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Financial Market Misconduct and Public Enforcement: The Case of Libor Manipulation

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 17-53
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick, University of Notre Dame, University of Konstanz - Department of Economics and Swiss Finance Institute
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Libor, manipulation, financial market misconduct, enforcement

What Constrains Liquidity Provision? Evidence From Hedge Fund Trades

Systemic Risk: Liquidity Risk, Governance and Financial Stability, 2013, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
USI Lugano, USI Lugano and Swiss Finance Institute
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hedge funds, limits of arbitrage, liquidity provision, trading costs, funding liquidity

What Constrains Liquidity Provision? Evidence From Hedge Fund Trades

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Francesco A. Franzoni and Alberto Plazzi
USI Lugano and Swiss Finance Institute
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hedge funds, limits of arbitrage, liquidity provision, trading costs, funding liquidity

What Constrains Liquidity Provision? Evidence from Hedge Fund Trades

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13645
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Apr 2019
USI Lugano, Swiss Finance Institute and USI Lugano
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funding liquidity, Hedge Funds, Limits of arbitrage, Liquidity Provision, Trading Costs

Direct Versus Iterated Multi-Period Volatility Forecasts

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-02 (2019), Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 19-7
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Swiss Finance Institute, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Alicante, Department of Financial Economics and Colorado State University, Fort Collins - College of Business
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volatility forecasting, multi-period forecasts, mixed-data sampling

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Equity Is Cheap for Large Financial Institutions

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-22, Paris December 2016 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Priyank Gandhi, Hanno N. Lustig and Alberto Plazzi
Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Swiss Finance Institute
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Financial crisis, Financial firms, Banking, Government bailouts

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The Risk-Return Relationship and Financial Crises

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 May 2016
Eric Ghysels, Alberto Plazzi and Rossen I. Valkanov
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Swiss Finance Institute and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 502 (55,619)
Citation 17

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risk, return, financial crisis, flight-to-safety

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Does Corporate Governance Matter? Evidence from the AGR Governance Rating

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-54
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Alberto Plazzi and Walter N. Torous
Swiss Finance Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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corporate governance, AGR, operating performance

The Cross-Sectional Dispersion of Commercial Real Estate Returns and Rent Growth: Time Variation and Economic Fluctuations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2004
Alberto Plazzi, Walter N. Torous and Rossen I. Valkanov
Swiss Finance Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Commercial real estate, cross-sectional volatility, total risk

The Cross-Sectional Dispersion of Commercial Real Estate Returns and Rent Growth: Time Variation and Economic Fluctuations

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 403-439, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Alberto Plazzi, Walter Torous and Rossen I. Valkanov
Swiss Finance Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Birds of a Feather – Do Hedge Fund Managers Flock Together?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2018
Berenberg, University of Konstanz - Department of Economics and Swiss Finance Institute
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hedge funds, social ties, networks, abnormal performance

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Mind the (Convergence) Gap: Bond Predictability Strikes Back!

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-52
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia, Investment Strategy - Private Banking Wealth Management, Swiss Finance Institute and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Business School at Newark & New Brunswick
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Bond Risk Premia, Forward Rates, Monetary Policy, Natural Rate of Interest, Bond Predictability

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Diversification by U.S. Banks: True Safety or a False Sense of Security?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-43
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Swiss Finance Institute
Downloads 182 (166,911)
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Bank diversification, Non-interest income, Systemic risk, Financial crisis

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Inflation Risk Premia, Yield Volatility and Macro Factors

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Andrea Berardi and Alberto Plazzi
Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia and Swiss Finance Institute
Downloads 133 (217,368)
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Term Structure, Inflation Risk Premia, TIPS, Yield Volatility, Macro Factors

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Does Monetary Policy Impact Market Integration? Evidence from Developed and Emerging Markets

Paris December 2017 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 17-47
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 May 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
University of Padua - Department of Statistical Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Swiss Finance Institute
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unconventional monetary policy, integration, international equity markets, CDS

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Dissecting the Yield Curve: The International Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2019
Andrea Berardi and Alberto Plazzi
Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia and Swiss Finance Institute
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Term structure, Term premia, Yield volatility, Macro factors

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Equity is Cheap for Large Financial Institutions: The International Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w22355
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Jun 2016
Priyank Gandhi, Hanno N. Lustig and Alberto Plazzi
Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Swiss Finance Institute
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Valuation in US Commercial Real Estate

European Financial Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 472-497, June 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 May 2007
Eric Ghysels, Alberto Plazzi and Rossen I. Valkanov
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Swiss Finance Institute and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
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Exploiting Property Characteristics in Commercial Real Estate Portfolio Allocation

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-07, https://doi.org/10.3905/jpm.2011.37.5.039
Posted: 21 May 2019
Alberto Plazzi, Walter N. Torous and Rossen I. Valkanov
Swiss Finance Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management

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Dynamic portfolio choice, real estate, cap rate